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My Journey to Learn Braille in 2021

As my sight deteriorates, I realise that I am becoming increasingly dependent on my hearing and how relentless it is to listen all the time. This dependency made me feel vulnerable, especially for remaining in employment. Like most people I was vaguely aware of braille, so I started to investigate how I could learn more…Continue readingMy Journey to Learn Braille in 2021

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Business IT Life

Reflecting on 20 years in IT

As 2020 draws to an end, I wanted to share Reflecting on 20 years in IT. Twenty years ago I started my first job as IT Manager for a Food Testing Laboratory. At 18 I found myself being solely responsible for all IT across two sites. This was my dream job, and I was determined…Continue readingReflecting on 20 years in IT

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2015 – 2017 The missing years…

Back in my 2014 year end blog my wife was pregnant and I was looking for a new car. A lot has changed in the last 3 years. Sophie was born in January 2015 and changed our lives for the better. Sure, there are times when I would happily send her to her Grandparents for…Continue reading2015 – 2017 The missing years…

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Life

A look back at 2014

It’s New Year’s Eve and like most I am thinking about what 2014 meant for me. Noteworthy events of 2014 1. After years of trying my wife is pregnant and we are expecting our first child in January. 2. I became an uncle to my first niece. 3. I said good bye to my Grandma.…Continue readingA look back at 2014